"From MatthewP. Mayo comes "Kin," where a guy attempting to retrieve a football under hisporch is instead greeted by the fangs of a poisonous snake. His attempts todrive to the hospital for help as the toxins swim through his bloodstreamachieve rollicking, bizarrely comic heights."
--Rod Lott, Bookgasm
About the Author
Matthew P. Mayo's novel, TUCKER'S RECKONING, won the Western Writers of America's Spur Award for Best Western Novel. He has also been a Spur Finalist and a Peacemaker Award Finalist in the Short Fiction category. His stories have appeared in dozens of anthologies, and his many novels include the Westerns WINTERS' WAR; WRONG TOWN; HOT LEAD, COLD HEART; DEAD MAN'S RANCH; TUCKER'S RECKONING; THE HUNTED; DOUBLE CROSS RANCH; and many more. Mayo has also written numerous novels under pen names for several popular series of adventure novels.
His non-fiction books include COWBOYS, MOUNTAIN MEN & GRIZZLY BEARS; BOOTLEGGERS, LOBSTERMEN & LUMBERJACKS; SOURDOUGHS, CLAIM JUMPERS & DRY GULCHERS; HAUNTED OLD WEST, and many more. He also collaborated with his wife, photographer Jennifer Smith-Mayo, on a series of popular coffee-table books: MAINE ICONS; NEW HAMPSHIRE ICONS; and VERMONT ICONS.
The Mayos run Gritty Press (GrittyPress.com) and rove North America full-time in their off-road adventure vehicle in search of hot coffee, tasty whiskey, and high adventure. Stop by Matthew's website (MatthewMayo.com) for a chin-wag. And be sure to visit him on Facebook: facebook.com/matthew.p.mayo.